Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

The purpose of this Q&A is to serve as a resource for dietitians to identify sources of risks in their practice and understand how to navigate these situations. While it is not possible to eliminate all risks in dietetics, dietitians have a duty to protect clients...
Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Q1: I am planning on taking a job that requires me to work with patients who are receiving Enteral Nutrition. Please advise me on how to register with Restricted Activities. Visit the Restricted Activities section of the CDBC website for information on how to register...
Nutrigenomics Q&A

Nutrigenomics Q&A

Q1: What is nutrigenomics? Nutrigenomics is an area of nutrition science studying how genome-diet interactions influence individuals’ and populations’ response to food, disease susceptibility, and population health. Though the term technically refers to the influence...
Consent Q&A

Consent Q&A

Q1: When is a child considered 'capable' of consenting to care? Does an RD need to tell the child's parents/guardian about the therapeutic relationship? Does the RD need parental consent before providing dietetic care? A: Refer to “Where’s...
Virtual Practice Q&A

Virtual Practice Q&A

Q1: Where can I find the Provincial Registration Requirements for Dietitians providing Virtual Care in Canada? QA-10 Virtual Dietetic Practice Policy. Scroll down on the page to access the policy. Q2: What is the definition of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT),...
Record Keeping Q&A

Record Keeping Q&A

Q1: When working in an interdisciplinary setting (such as public health), can I provide nutrition advice to another health professional that will then be relayed onto a client, when I’m not involved in the care of the client? What is my involvement and documentation...